57 days in Europe, Asia & Caribbean Itinerary

57 days in Europe, Asia & Caribbean Itinerary

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Start: Lausanne, Switzerland
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Foot:  6 h 45 min
1
Hannover, Germany
— 2 nights
Train + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Weimar, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
4
Dresden, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Moscow, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Kharkiv, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  19 h 30 min
7
Hiroshima, Japan
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
8
Kitakyushu, Japan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
9
Kumamoto, Japan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
10
Fukuoka, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
11
Takamatsu, Japan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Nara, Japan
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  4 h
13
Narita, Japan
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
14
Las Terrazas, Cuba
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h
15
London, United Kingdom
— 20 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
End: Lausanne, Switzerland

2
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Step out of the city life by going to Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel and OTTER-ZENTRUM. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hannover: Liebesbank Trail (in Hahnenklee-Bockswiese), WeltWald Harz (in Bad Grund) and Luchs-Schaugehege Rabenklippe (in Bad Harzburg). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Wienhausen.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hannover road trip website.

Lausanne, Switzerland to Hannover is an approximately 7- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Hannover are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Weimar.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hankensbuettel, Kloster Wienhausen, Liebesbank Trail, WeltWald Harz, Luchs-Schaugehege Rabenklippe
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Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel ©
Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel
Kloster Wienhausen ©
Kloster Wienhausen
Liebesbank Trail
Liebesbank Trail

3
nights
Weimar, Germany

Weimar ©
Weimar more than makes up for its relatively small size with a wealth of historical, cultural, and architectural attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Greifenwarte Falknerei am Rennsteig and Alternativer Barenpark Worbis. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schillers Wohnhaus and Museum fur Ur- und Fruhgeschichte Thuringens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Weimar: Metilstein (in Eisenach), Barbarossahohle (in Rottleben) and Marienglashoehle Friedrichroda (in Friedrichroda). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Goethe National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Goethes Gartenhaus, and stroll through Thuringian Woods.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Weimar travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and car from Hannover to Weimar in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November in Weimar, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Weimar

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greifenwarte Falknerei am Rennsteig, Thuringian Woods, Metilstein, Alternativer Barenpark Worbis, Barbarossahohle
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Greifenwarte Falknerei am Rennsteig ©
Greifenwarte Falknerei am Rennsteig
Goethe National Museum ©
Goethe National Museum
Schillers Wohnhaus ©
Schillers Wohnhaus

2
nights
Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): head outdoors with Cospudener See, get outside with Leipziger Auenwald, then explore the world behind art at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, and finally examine the collection at Grassi Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), then see the interesting displays at Bach Museum, then get outside with Markkleeberger See, and finally step into the grandiose world of Colditz Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Leipzig trip builder tool.

Getting from Weimar to Leipzig by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Leipzig are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Colditz Castle
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
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Grassi Museum ©
Grassi Museum
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

6
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get some cultural insight at The Dresden Zwinger and Royal Palace (Residenzschloss). Get in touch with nature at Rollon - Radtouren and Schiffsanlegestelle Dresden. There's much more to do: make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Martin Kirche, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canaletto Blick, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary planning app.

Take a train from Leipzig to Dresden in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 14:
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

5
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Escape the urban bustle at Lavra Trail and Golosov Ravine. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Square and Lenin's Mausoleum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, get outside with Skating Rink na Ostrovityanova, and examine the collection at Melnikov House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moscow road trip site.

You can fly from Dresden to Moscow in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dresden to Moscow due to the time zone difference. In November, Moscow is slightly colder than Dresden - with highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 19:
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Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

2
nights
Kharkiv, Ukraine

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, then head outdoors with Sarzhin Yar, and finally browse the exhibits of Museum of Coffee. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Ilya Repin Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Three Saints Church, then examine the collection at Software and Computer Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Marine Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kharkiv trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moscow to Kharkiv. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Moscow in November, expect nights in Kharkiv to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ilya Repin Museum
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Museum of Coffee ©
Museum of Coffee
Three Saints Church
Three Saints Church
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

3
nights
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Miyajima and Hiroshima Museum of Art. Visiting Mt. Misen and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine & Misen Wild Woods). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima and get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

Plan my trip to Hiroshima with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kharkiv to Hiroshima takes 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kharkiv to Hiroshima due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kharkiv, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Hiroshima, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kitakyushu.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
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Miyajima
Miyajima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima

1
night
Kitakyushu, Japan

Kitakyushu ©
An important gateway for trade and travel between Honshu and Kyushu, the city of Kitakyushu has an old industrial waterfront and provides access to a number of natural sites across the wider region.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Sugao Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Hiraodai, then identify plant and animal life at Kawachi Reservoir, and finally learn more about the world around you at Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History & Human History.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kitakyushu vacation planner.

Take a train from Hiroshima to Kitakyushu in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kumamoto.

Things to do in Kitakyushu

Parks Museums Nature
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Hiraodai ©
Hiraodai
Kawachi Reservoir ©
Kawachi Reservoir

1
night
Kumamoto, Japan

Kumamoto ©
Centered around its castle, Kumamoto stands as a historic city with plenty of modern-day appeal to add to the mix.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Newspaper Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt.Kinpozan Ichinotake, then explore the historical opulence of Kumamoto Castle, and finally explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kumamoto tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kitakyushu to Kumamoto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kitakyushu in November, Kumamoto is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Kumamoto

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mt.Kinpozan Ichinotake
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
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Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto ©
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
Kumamoto Castle ©
Kumamoto Castle

2
nights
Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Tenpaizan, admire the natural beauty at Komyozen-ji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then explore the historical opulence of Onojo - Chikuzenkoku, and finally admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. On the next day, get outside with Munakata Yurix, Outdoor Fields, head outdoors with Miyajihama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fukuma Beach, then trek along Aburayama Shimin no Mori, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hakatamachiya Furusatokan.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fukuoka trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Kumamoto to Fukuoka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dazaifu, Fukutsu, Munakata Yurix, Outdoor Fields, Onojo - Chikuzenkoku, Tenpaizan
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Komyozen-ji Temple ©
Komyozen-ji Temple
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum ©
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

2
nights
Takamatsu, Japan

Takamatsu
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get outside with Tai no Esayari Taiken, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yashima, then get engrossed in the history at Shikoku Mura Village, and finally go for a walk through Ritsurin Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Iino-yama, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotohira-gu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zentsu-ji Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kyu Zentsujikaikosya.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Takamatsu trip maker website.

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Takamatsu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fukuoka in November: highs in Takamatsu hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Nara.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Zentsuji, Kotohira-gu, Iino-yama
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
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Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Shikoku Mura Village ©
Shikoku Mura Village
Kotohira-gu ©
Kotohira-gu

2
nights
Nara, Japan

Nara ©
The country's first established capital, Nara houses some of the most storied buildings and natural attractions in Japan, with eight World Heritage Sites in total.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Saho River, delve into the lush surroundings at Kasugayama, then walk around Nara Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Waplus Nara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kofuku-ji Temple, see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daibutsuden, then pause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Todaiji Keidaicho.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nara holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Takamatsu to Nara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nara are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Narita.

Things to do in Nara

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Nara Park ©
Nara Park
Kasuga Grand Shrine ©
Kasuga Grand Shrine
Todai-ji Temple ©
Todai-ji Temple

1
night
Narita, Japan

Narita ©
Pilgrims and aviators come to Narita, a town known during the Edo period for its temple, and now known primarily for its airport.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tee off at Taiheiyo Club Narita Course, take in the spiritual surroundings of Makata Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Naritasan Omote Sando, then don't miss a visit to Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Three-storied Pagoda.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Narita sightseeing app.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Nara to Narita in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nara in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Narita. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Terrazas.

Things to do in Narita

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple ©
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple
Makata Shrine ©
Makata Shrine
Naritasan Omote Sando ©
Naritasan Omote Sando

1
night
Las Terrazas, Cuba

Las Terrazas ©
On the 5th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Las Terrazas Complex.

Plan trip to Las Terrazas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Narita to Las Terrazas. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Narita to Las Terrazas. In December, Las Terrazas is warmer than Narita - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Las Terrazas

Parks Wildlife
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Las Terrazas Complex ©
Las Terrazas Complex

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Bourton-on-the-Water (Living Green Centre, Greystones Farm, &more) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, stroll through Walk to Broadway Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our London holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Terrazas to London. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Las Terrazas to London. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Terrazas in December; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Walk to Broadway Tower, The Hawking Centre, The Big Cat Sanctuary, Chastleton House and Garden
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 26:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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